The table below looks at the statistics for Debian skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Debian over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Debian Linux
Rank 184 193 193
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs citing Debian 12 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.95% 0.63% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 6
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£400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £381 £310
% change year-on-year
-8.19% +22.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -31.94%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1267 1423 1421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.67% 21.40% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 990 978
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 60 90
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -10.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.51 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £24.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Debian
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Debian Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Debian
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Debian across the City of London region.

Debian Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Debian
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Debian across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Debian Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Debian
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Debian across the City of London region.

Debian Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Debian
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian.

1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (86.36%) Ubuntu
3 15 (68.18%) Open Source
3 15 (68.18%) DevOps
4 14 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (63.64%) UNIX
5 13 (59.09%) MySQL
5 13 (59.09%) Nagios
5 13 (59.09%) Software Engineering
5 13 (59.09%) Puppet
5 13 (59.09%) MongoDB
6 12 (54.55%) NoSQL
6 12 (54.55%) Shell Script
6 12 (54.55%) OO
7 11 (50.00%) DigitalOcean
8 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
9 6 (27.27%) Python
10 5 (22.73%) CentOS
11 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (18.18%) Perl
11 4 (18.18%) Java
12 3 (13.64%) Replication
12 3 (13.64%) PHP
12 3 (13.64%) Apache
12 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
12 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
13 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
13 2 (9.09%) OpenStack

Debian
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Debian also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Debian. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) Apache
1 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
2 2 (9.09%) GlassFish
2 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
3 1 (4.55%) Jetty
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) IPsec
2 1 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.55%) VLAN
2 1 (4.55%) IMAP
2 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.55%) OpenVPN
2 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (4.55%) Multicast
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) SMTP
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) SNMP
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) MySQL
1 13 (59.09%) MongoDB
2 12 (54.55%) NoSQL
3 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.09%) CouchDB
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) OLTP
4 1 (4.55%) Redis
4 1 (4.55%) Big Data
4 1 (4.55%) Couchbase
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
2 1 (4.55%) DbUnit
2 1 (4.55%) PHPUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Behat
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) JSP
1 1 (4.55%) Servlets
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
1 1 (4.55%) XML
1 1 (4.55%) XML Schema
1 1 (4.55%) JMX
1 1 (4.55%) Spring
1 1 (4.55%) Java EE
1 1 (4.55%) Symfony
1 1 (4.55%) Zend Framework
1 1 (4.55%) GWT
1 1 (4.55%) OAuth
1 1 (4.55%) Yii
1 1 (4.55%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Open Source
2 3 (13.64%) Replication
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (86.36%) Ubuntu
3 14 (63.64%) UNIX
4 5 (22.73%) CentOS
5 4 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (9.09%) Solaris
7 1 (4.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) DevOps
2 13 (59.09%) Software Engineering
3 12 (54.55%) OO
4 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Software Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (4.55%) OOP
7 1 (4.55%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (4.55%) OOD
7 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
7 1 (4.55%) Service Management
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Scrum
7 1 (4.55%) Web Development
7 1 (4.55%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
7 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Shell Script
2 6 (27.27%) Python
3 4 (18.18%) Perl
3 4 (18.18%) Java
4 3 (13.64%) PHP
4 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (4.55%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) NFS
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.09%) XenServer
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.55%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (4.55%) KVM
2 1 (4.55%) Ceph
2 1 (4.55%) Postfix
2 1 (4.55%) Squid
2 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (63.64%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (59.09%) Puppet
2 13 (59.09%) Nagios
3 2 (9.09%) Cacti
4 1 (4.55%) Capistrano
4 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.55%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) DigitalOcean
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Zend
4 1 (4.55%) Scality
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Sybase